intel chipset support

Johnson, Charles F charles.f.johnson at
Mon Apr 10 08:31:16 PDT 2006

The GMA 950 is the graphics controller is part of the Mobile Intel 945GM
Express Chipset.  945GM support should be in the X11R7.1 release that is
currently in the middle of the release process.  We are also working
with the major Linux OSVs to enable support.

Info on the chipset can be found at:

Charles Johnson
Channel Platform Solutions Group
Intel Corporation
charles.f.johnson at

>-----Original Message-----
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>Sent: Saturday, April 08, 2006 1:32 PM
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>Subject: Re: intel chipset support
>On Monday 03 April 2006 17:48, Johnson, Charles F wrote:
>> Intel i945G is in RHEL4 U3 and Novell Linux Desktop 9 SP3.  Support
>> for i945GM, i945G and older released chipsets are all in the
>> CVS tree (i810 driver) and the 3D driver ( is in the
>> Mesa CVS tree. We work with the other distro vendors to get the
>> code in also.  I'm not as familiar with which versions of the other
>> distros got the code however.
>I'm going to buy a laptop. My first choice come with an intel gma 950
>graphic adaptater.
>Anyone here can say if this chipset is correctly supported ?
>Any positive feedback ?
>will xgl run fine on this hardware ?
>thanks in advance !
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